The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 614 655 613
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -42
Permanent jobs citing 2G 17 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.091% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £77,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.15% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7784 7723 8459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.42% 15.76% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 6328 6984
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 6 - - 2
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 37 (100.00%) 3G
2 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
3 28 (75.68%) Network Architecture
4 26 (70.27%) 4G
5 23 (62.16%) SS7
6 22 (59.46%) MVNO
7 19 (51.35%) Degree
8 18 (48.65%) Internet
9 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (29.73%) Change Control
11 10 (27.03%) Huawei
12 8 (21.62%) LTE
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle
13 7 (18.92%) Linux
13 7 (18.92%) Ericsson
13 7 (18.92%) Veritas
13 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
14 6 (16.22%) Billing
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
14 6 (16.22%) UNIX
15 5 (13.51%) SLA
15 5 (13.51%) UMTS
15 5 (13.51%) TCAP
15 5 (13.51%) Clustering
15 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
15 5 (13.51%) SIGTRAN
15 5 (13.51%) Fault Management

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) 3G
2 26 (70.27%) 4G
3 23 (62.16%) SS7
4 22 (59.46%) MVNO
5 18 (48.65%) Internet
6 8 (21.62%) LTE
7 5 (13.51%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (13.51%) TCAP
7 5 (13.51%) UMTS
8 3 (8.11%) GSM
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (5.41%) VoLTE
9 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 2 (5.41%) HSUPA
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) BGP
9 2 (5.41%) IPsec
9 2 (5.41%) HSDPA
9 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
2 15 (40.54%) Network Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Network Architecture
2 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (29.73%) Change Control
4 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
5 5 (13.51%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.70%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) OO
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) SOA
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Huawei
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Ericsson
3 7 (18.92%) Veritas
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Intel
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
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